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Subscription scam targets newspaper subscribers

An organization identified by the Better Business Bureau as the Associated Publishers Network has been mailing the fake invoices. It also uses various other names such as United Publisher's Clearing House, National Magazine Services, Orbital Publishing and Publisher’s Billing Exchange. Any Star subscribers receiving such a notice should disregard it.

Business

Restaurant inspections for Oct. 30

Area restaurants with 7 or more critical or priority health code violations: Wally’s House of Fine Pastries, The Gallery at Sheraton Suites, Blue Bird Bistro, Eat Me Gourmet, La Estrella, Sharks, Bojo’s Bar and Grill, Jasper’s, Leo’s Pizza and Pegah’s Family Restaurant. Most violations are corrected at the time of the inspection. The kitchen at Jay Wolfe were temporarily closed because of violations but have since reopened.

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Teens can learn a lot from these two new books

“The Teen Money Manual: A Guide to Cash, Credit, Spending, Saving, Work, Wealth and More” by Kara McGuire (Capstone Young Readers) and “O.M.G. Official Money Guide for Teenagers” by Susan Beacham and husband Michael Beacham (Money Savvy Generation) are packed with user-friendly information that make dollars and cents understandable for younger readers.

New Mexico offers support after rocket explosion

It was a scene that had played out dozens of times: Virgin Galactic's carrier plane, with its rocket-powered spaceship nestled underneath, taxied onto a runway in the California desert before dawn and prepared to take off.

Teens can learn a lot from these two new books

“The Teen Money Manual: A Guide to Cash, Credit, Spending, Saving, Work, Wealth and More” by Kara McGuire (Capstone Young Readers) and “O.M.G. Official Money Guide for Teenagers” by Susan Beacham and husband Michael Beacham (Money Savvy Generation) are packed with user-friendly information that make dollars and cents understandable for younger readers.

New Mexico offers support after rocket explosion

It was a scene that had played out dozens of times: Virgin Galactic's carrier plane, with its rocket-powered spaceship nestled underneath, taxied onto a runway in the California desert before dawn and prepared to take off.

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Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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Technology

Google Fiber says it won’t sell service in Leawood

Google Fiber told prospective customers in Leawood that it won’t build its network in the prosperous Johnson County suburb. It didn’t elaborate on what prompted the seller of ultra-fast Internet and TV service to back out of one of the most prosperous — and potentially lucrative — cities in the Kansas City market.

816 Business

Summit Grill and Bar expands to Waldo

The owners of Lee’s Summit’s Summit Grill and Bar are opening a second location in Waldo, in the former Kennedy’s/Remedy space. An online business based out of Lenexa, Barefoot Beach Bums, has opened a brick-and-mortar store in Parkville.